I made a post a few months ago about a sign I saw at a Texas festival that was a hand holding a gun and it said "I don't call 911." Right now, I wish I could say that and mean it. I am sitting here on my couch after a very suspicious person came to my front door asking for money at about 7:30pm tonight. My husband is at work and I am alone with my kids. It is almost midnight. I had this happen a few years ago-a young woman, looked like she was on drugs, came to my door and the next night my house was broken into and everything of value stolen. Luckily I wasn't home. They came through the back door. It was a different home than I am in now. Because of that incident, I am very paranoid about strangers coming to my door late at night.
Tonight has me thinking about that sign I saw and how people protect themselves from burglers. I don't like guns because they scare the crap out of me, but what would I do if someone came through my window? My children's safety is my first thought. I would sure as heck call 911 immediately and look for anything that can hurt an intruder. I don't have my alarm system turned on, but that's something I will be doing in the next few days for sure.